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2. Organizing Content for Impact and Audience Rapport Good organization will help your listeners retain information and comprehend your presentation. Keep this in mind as you construct the three parts of your presentation: introduction, body, and conclusion. An introduction should preview the main points . Points: 1 / 1 Close Explanation Explanation: After capturing your listeners’ attention and establishing your credibility, be sure to preview the main points of your presentation. What can you include in your introduction to engage your audience? A demonstration A lengthy summary of the main themes of your presentation A detailed explanation of your main points Points: 1 / 1 Close Explanation Explanation: Actively engage your audience by including a member in a demonstration of your topic. The body of your presentation should include a limited number of main points . Points: 1 / 1 Close Explanation Explanation: Focus on no more than four points. Too many points or details will obscure your main message. Read the scenario, and answer the question. You are preparing a presentation that describes the history of a problem the accounting department has been experiencing. What organizational pattern should you use? Value/Size Topic/Function Chronological Points: 1 / 1 Close Explanation
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Explanation: When organizing your presentation, focus on a few principal ideas, and decide on an organizational method that will help you sequence your main ideas. For topics that describe the history of a problem
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